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Empowering women still a challenge in Pakistan

Empowering women still a challenge in Pakistan

Women’s empowerment in Pakistan is heavily dependent on many different variables that include geographical location (urban/rural), educational status, social status, and age. Working women of Pakistan have always tried to improve the financial stability of their respective households but sadly …

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Key role of multinational companies in Pakistan

Key role of multinational companies in Pakistan

Like other developing countries, foreign investment in Pakistan is widely considered an important vehicle for its economic growth. Pakistan provides numerous opportunities with attractive returns for multinational companies (MNCs); fully protects foreign investment under the law and has also signed …

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Energy crisis and CPEC contribution

Pressing energy requirement in Pakistan – A key visit to China

Five years back, there was severe load shedding in Pakistan and foreign investors were reluctant in investing in the infrastructure sector especially in the power sector of Pakistan. Despite having vast energy resources especially coal reserves and water yet Pakistan couldn’t utilize …

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Not so mini (Budget)

Not so mini (Budget)

New government immediately after assuming power started working on reviving the economy of the country. Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue, and Economic Affairs presented certain revisions in the federal budget for fiscal year 2018-19 approved in May 2018 to the …

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Regulating the unregulated real estate sector

Regulating the unregulated real estate sector

With around 220 million people, Pakistan is amongst the most populous countries in the world where millions of people are still living without basic necessities including proper accommodation. Pakistan’s real estate sector is traditionally unorganized and is characterized by various …

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Challenges in banking sector of Pakistan

Challenges in banking sector of Pakistan

In last few years, banking system in Pakistan has entered into a new phase of evolution yet facing various issues, where political instability and economic uncertainty remain the main problem. On one side, banks are making profits, defaults are on …

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Priorities of new Govt to reshape economy

Priorities of new Govt to reshape economy

Pakistan is currently facing a foreign exchange crisis where boosting exports on a sustainable basis should remain the prime focus of the new government. New government has inherited not so strong economy, high budget deficit, high debt profile and frustration …

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